[cyberlaw] 4/10 Google Books and the Liability Rule

Required Reading:

  • 劉怡君,Google Books 計畫所涉之法律問題研析 ─以反托拉斯法相關議題為中心, ch.2 & section 3.2 (中央大學碩士論文, 2011).

Additional Reading:

  • William W. Fisher III, Promises to Keep: Technology, Law, and the Future of Entertainment (2004).

 

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[cyberlaw] 3/27 Software, Copyright & Open Source Movements

Required Reading:

Additional Reading:

  • Yochai Benkler: The Penguin and the Leviathan (2011).
  • Yochai Benkler: The Wealth of Networks: How Social Production Transforms Markets and Freedom (2006).
  • Lessig, Future of Ideas, ch. 4.
  • Evan P. Schultz, Is the future free, Legal Times, Oct. 13 (2003).
  • Robert W. Gomulkiewicz, De-bugging Open Source Software Licensing, 64 U. Pitt. L. Rev. 75 (2002).

Required browsing:

[cyberlaw] 3/20 Software Copyright

Suggested After-Class Reading:

  • Apple Computer, Inc. v. Franklin Computer Corp., 714 F.2d 1240 (3d Cir. 1983).
  • Lewis Galoob Toys, Inc. v. Nintendo of America, Inc. (9th Cir. 1992).
  • Sega Enterprises Ltd. v. Accolade, Inc., 977 F.2d 1510 (9th Cir. 1992).
  • Computer Associates International, Inc. v. Altai, Inc., 982 F.2d 693 (2d Cir. 1992).
  • MAI Systems Corp. v. Peak Computer, Inc., 991 F.2d 511 (9th Cir. 1993).
  • Lotus Development Corporation v. Borland International, Inc., 516 U.S. 233 (1996).
  • Lee A. Hollaar, Copyright of Computer Programs.

[cyberlaw] 3/13 P2P, Media Piracy & SOPA/PIPA

Required Reading:

Additional Reading:

  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios v. Grokster, 545 U.S. 913 (2005). Read the majority’s opinion and Breyer’s concurrence.
  • Kuro & EZPeer 案相關報導。
  • Lessig: Code 2.0, ch.10.
  • Center for Democracy & Technology, Interpreting Grokster: Limits on the Scope of Secondary Liability for Copyright Infringement, 2006 Stan. Tech. L. Rev. 3
  • Mark A. Lemley & R. Anthony Reese, Reducing Digital Copyright Infringement Without Restricting Innovation, 56 Stan. L. Rev. 1345 (2004).
  • Tim Wu, When Code Isn’t Law, 89 Virginia L. Rev. 679 (2003).
  • Dan Hunter, Cyberspace as Place and the Tragedy of the Digital Anticommons, 91 Cal. L. Rev. 439 (2003).